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Contracts Manager, Infrastructure

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Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R19600
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

You are a Senior Contracts Specialist who will manage all contract and engagement activities with clients and subcontractors. You will be reviewing, negotiating, drafting, and interpreting agreements and related tasks to identify and mitigate business and contract risks. You are a problem solver and continuously look for innovative solutions that can be utilized on projects. We provide a competitive total compensation package, excellent training, benefits, RRSP and career growth potential with advancement opportunities within our diversified company.

Join our True Blue team today!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper handling of contracts, support documentation, bid scopes for subcontractors and related files
  • Identify and discuss contracting and commercial risks with managers and recommend alternative or additional bid or contract wording to mitigate, contain and/or transfer risk exposures
  • Provide project teams with an understanding of the relevant aspects of the construction agreements
  • Working with the project team, review and evaluate change notices, change directives, amending agreements and potential claims, including coordinating and ensuring consistency of approach and paperwork throughout the project
  • Address and resolve contractual issues as they arise including ascertaining the cost and schedule impact associated with the contractual issue, including claims for extension of time, loss and preparation of financial claims
  • Participate in the resolution of client, and subcontractor claims and disputes
  • Apply dispute resolution techniques to complex contractual claims and apply extensive knowledge and experience to guide the teams during the claims and dispute resolution processes
  • Ensure all documentation including all standard agreement templates are completed with each subcontractor
  • Review and track subcontractor onboarding documents, including insurance documentation, performance bonds, labor and material bonds, to ensure they are complete and meet the contractual requirements. Monitor their documentation to ensure that they do not expire while the subcontractor is still working on the project
  • Engage with and provide stewardship to project teams involved in the negotiations, the formation and administration of the Prime Contract, sub-contracts and purchasing process
  • Review amending agreements and change orders to ensure flow down of Prime Contract terms, scope of work and pricing are reasonable


  • Completion of post-secondary education with a diploma or degree related to Construction Management, Engineering, Legal and or related education
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Experience in the construction and engineering industry including and risks inherent with construction projects
  • Experience compiling and resolving change management issues, disputes, and claims
  • Knowledge of construction risks and how they pertain to construction contracts
  • Understanding of subcontractor contract resolution processes
  • Experience with negotiating and resolving contractual risks and recommending mitigation practices
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Knowledge of contract terminology, practices and concepts

Additional Information:

Company Description

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies. Ledcor is a company built on a rich history of long-standing project successes. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page. Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email.

7008 Roper Road NW, Edmonton, AB